Category Archives: Arizona

Recreational Cannabis Sales In Arizona Bring New Jobs – And Long Lines

A day after Arizona dispensaries began selling recreational marijuana, the long lines haven’t slowed — but this could be a benefit to thousands in the state that are unemployed. Territory Dispensary was one of more than 80 businesses to receive a license Friday from the Department of Health Services to legally sell recreational marijuana. Sure […]

Arizonans Can Now Use Recreational Pot But Can’t Buy It Legally Yet

When Gov. Doug Ducey certified elections results Monday, parts of Proposition 207 — the voter-approved initiative that legalized recreational marijuana — went into effect. There’s somewhat of a Catch-22, though. “Consumers right now can’t actually purchase marijuana legally. While you can possess it, you’re in this kind of gray area where you can’t acquire it, […]

Arizona Can Help End Stigma Against Migraine Sufferers And Marijuana Use

A migraine sufferer and researcher advocates for migraines to be put on a list of acceptable MMJ conditions. The following column is the opinion and analysis of the writer: For the nearly 39 million Americans who suffer from debilitating migraines, stigma is nothing new. Despite the fact that they struggle with a chronic neurological disease […]

One Nation Under A Groove (In a Divided US, Cannabis Brings Us All Together)

CANNABIS CULTURE –  “In reality, who won big on election night? Definitely cannabis,” according to Partner and Chair of the cannabis practice at Greenspoon Marder Law Firm, Rachel K Gillette. “Cannabis is an issue that unites all political persuasions.”  Partner and Chair of the cannabis practice at Greenspoon Marder Law Firm, Rachel K Gillette Recreational […]

Arizona Just Legalized Recreational Cannabis, Opening The Door To A $790 Million Market For Major Marijuana Firms

Arizona became one of four states to legalize cannabis for all adults, after voters passed a ballot initiative that would make marijuana legal for everyone over the age of 21. The measure has the support of almost 60% of Arizona voters, according to preliminary results from Decision Desk HQ. Every state that voted on cannabis […]

Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Cannabis Ballot Initiatives

Arizona, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota will vote on whether to legalize cannabis. Cannabis reform may be stalled at the federal level, but the number of states that have legalized it in some capacity continues to grow. Heading into the 2020 election, 33 of them and the District of Columbia permit medicinal use. […]

Cannabis According To Tommy Chong: ‘The Only Bad Weed Is No Weed’

Tommy Chong’s Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference debut started after a short, but fitting marijuana delay. “I’m a typical stoner,” the cannabis and comedy icon said Tuesday. “I forgot.” Chong, 82, and his comedy partner of a half-century, Cheech Marin, 74, announced in July that they have struck a deal with Five Point Holdings to open […]